Climbing Wall

Climbing Wall 

The climbing wall is closed Spring 2014 and Fall 2014 due to the Field House Renovation Project.

 

NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED-All equipment provided *limited shoes so please bring your sneakers*

Policies

  • You must be a member of the KSC to use the Climbing Wall.
  • As a member you can bring up to 2 guests for $5 each.
  • Alumnae can use the Wall during special events for free or $5 fee during open hours.
  • Every climber must sign a waiver specific to the climbing wall.
  • You must be 8 to use the climbing wall and 14 to take the belay class.
  • In order to belay climbers must be trained through the Recreation or Physical Education Program.
  • In order to belay, trained belayers must be on record with the Recreation program.
  • Never place fingers, hands, or feet on the metal bolt hangers.
  • Open toed shoes are not allowed.  Climbing shoes or sneakers must be worn.
  • No chewing gum or food of any type in the climbing area.
  • No loose chalk.
  • Climbing commands must be used at all times.
  • Personal harness and shoes can be used at your own risk.  Helmets are required under the age of 18 and strongly recommended for all climbers.
  • Climbers may only belay with a tubular belay or GriGri.
  • Staff has the right to enforce additional rules.
  • Anyone using the Wellesley College Climbing Wall must go through an orientation.
  • Orientations sessions are available during scheduled times or as staffing permits during recreational hours.
  • Anyone wanting to belay must successfully complete the belay card.
  • Belay instruction is available during scheduled times or as staffing permits during recreational  hours.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Monica Verity 
Director of Recreation
781.283.2008
mverity@wellesley.edu


Rebecca Kimball
Director of Sports Performance & Fitness
781.283.2224
rkimbal2@wellesley.edu

 

Bonnie Dix
Head Swimming Coach
781.283.2021
bdix@wellesley.edu
 

Callie Lekas
Recreation Coordinator
781.283.2798
clekas@wellesley.edu

 

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